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Brewster Park is Brewster Park again

LAKE PLACID — What’s been called “One Main Park” and “Brewster Park” in the past is now officially Brewster Park. The Lake Placid Village Board approved the official recognition of the historical park name on Monday, Oct. 4. The park, located at the intersection of Main ...

Lake Placid’s first hotels

(Editor’s note: This story first ran in the Lake Placid News on April 23, 2004.) LAKE PLACID — Today Lake Placid is known the world over as a double-Olympic village, a comfortable base for treks into the Adirondack High Peaks, and a prime four-season resort. But in 1871, Lake ...

New Main Street sidewalks being installed

LAKE PLACID — Work crews continued a number of projects along Main Street this week from the municipal parking lot near the post office to Saranac Avenue. Most notably for pedestrians was the sidewalk replacement on the Palace Theatre side of the road, including the installation of ...

UP CLOSE: LPHS artist lands show at Upper Jay Art Center

LAKE PLACID — Artist Monica Sara Mzese is just 17 years old, but she’s already booked her first gallery showing at the Upper Jay Art Center. The Lake Placid High School junior said she’s always communicated through drawing. Mzese’s adoptive mom, Noel Carmichael, said her daughter ...

Keene opts out of marijuana dispensary, pot bar licenses

KEENE — The Keene Town Board voted unanimously to opt out of licensing marijuana on-site consumption establishments, popularly known as pot bars, at their monthly meeting Tuesday, Oct. 12. Voting were Supervisor Joe Pete Wilson and Town Council members Jennifer Whitney, Teresa ...

Divided North Elba board delays cannabis decision

LAKE PLACID — As the deadline approaches for the town of North Elba to decide whether to allow cannabis sales and on-site consumption licenses here, the town council on Tuesday, Oct. 12 delayed making a decision after the council failed to come to a consensus. When adult recreational ...